The Story Doesn’t Fit in a Grid
Scott Fralin and Jessica Taylor | Jan 14, 2021"Pivoting to digital" during COVID-19 was one of the most fraught and trying experiences for the organizers of The Land...
History Enrollment Edges Slightly Lower
Julia Brookins | Dec 22, 2020Undergraduate history enrollment trends continue to range widely, but there have been only small changes to the overall number of...
Core of the Matter
Norm Jones | Dec 21, 2020History courses are in demand but governed by competing understandings of their value and role in general education.
Working with Death
Ruth Lawlor | Dec 15, 2020For historians studying violence, the archive they confront is one of intense feeling and, often, trauma preserved and rearticulated in the present.
True Crime Meets History
R.E. Fulton | Dec 10, 2020Seeking true crime-adjacent histories at the 2020 AHA annual meeting, R.E. Fulton discovered scholars working on questions about the nature of privacy and new methodologies.
Turning Inquiry into Action
Caleb Wood Richardson | Nov 18, 2020The University of New Mexico uses communities of practice to evaluate and improve introductory history courses.
Consider the Student View
Monique Dufour | Nov 17, 2020How often do we think about our classes from the viewpoint of our students? Such a shift could radically change our approach.
Collaborating on the Intro Course
Trevor R. Getz and Steven M. Harris | Nov 10, 2020In collaboration, historians are creating global history modules to share with other teachers with the History for the 21st Century Project.
Soundtracks of Sisterhood
Bonnie J. Morris | Oct 14, 2020As we approach the 50-year anniversary of women's music, the archivist of Olivia Records reflects on the movement.
Accuracy and Authenticity in a Digital City
Anne Sarah Rubin | Oct 7, 2020Building a digital world raises questions about privileging the accuracy of small details at the expense of portraying larger historical themes.